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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 185.65 driver for Windows XP and Vista. These drivers are for the GeForce 9, 100 and 200 series. They add support for the new GeForce GTX 275, add an Ambient Occlusion option, provide CUDA 2.2 support, have a range of performance improvements over the Forceware 182 series in games such as Far Cry 2, Crysis: Warhead and Fallout 3 and contain a range of bug fixes. The package also contains the 9.09.0203 PhysX drivers.
     
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    In a somewhat strange move, Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 185.66 driver for Windows XP and Vista a day after releasing the Beta Forceware 185.65. In fact the 185.65s no longer appear on the Nvidia site, so it seems the 185.66s replace them. These drivers have identical product support and change list to the 185.65 driver (see below). It is likely given the small incremental change in the version number that this is a bug fix release.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 185.68 driver for Windows XP and Vista. These drivers are for the GeForce 9, 100 and 200 series and are specifically optimized for The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena. The package also contains the 9.09.0203 PhysX drivers.
     
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    ATI has released the Catalyst 9.4 graphics drivers. This version includes a new ATI OverDrive auto-tuning overclocking application, and a range of bug fixes. Note that these drivers now only support the HD2000, HD3000 and HD4000 series; older cards are no longer supported.
     
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    ATI has released a Hotfix driver which resolves 'Error Code 43' problems when enabling CrossFire mode. It also provides a WHQL certified driver for the new HD4890 graphics card.
     
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    Nvidia has released the 9.04.08 PhysX drivers. These are for Ageia PhysX hardware and Nvidia PhysX-capable GPUs.
     
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    I've just tried these leaked 9.5beta drivers and they are fassst.....

    Catalyst 8.61.1-090330a (9.5 Beta) - Guru3D.com Forums

    You have to install via the Device manager as these are driver only with no CCC.

    Any problems follow the advice found in the above link..

    If you check the screenshot you'll see driver version 8.61
     
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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 185.81 driver for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 Beta. These drivers are for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100 and 200 series and contain various bug fixes, improve GPU acceleration on some cards, and performance increases over the 182 Forceware series. The package also contains the 9.09.0203 PhysX drivers.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 185.85 driver for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. These WHQL certified drivers are for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9 100 and 200 series. They contain various bug fixes, improve GPU acceleration on some cards, and provide performance increases over the 182 Forceware series. The package also contains the 9.09.0408 PhysX drivers.
     
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    The Catalyst 9.5 drivers are almost ready for download from ATI/AMD... They just haven't posted the page yet.
    To get an early copy go here:

    9.5's Available on ATI's Server - Guru3D.com Forums

    I'll post the proper ATI/AMD link once it becomes available.
     
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    ATI has released the Catalyst 9.5 graphics drivers for the HD2000 series and newer under Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. The changes in this version include performance improvements in Unigine and Battleforge, a WHQL-certified driver for Windows 7, ATI Stream improvements, and a range of bug fixes.
     
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    Nvidia has released the 9.09.0428 PhysX drivers. These are for Ageia PhysX hardware and Nvidia PhysX-capable GPUs.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 186.08 driver for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. These drivers are for all GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200 and ION series cards and contain various bug fixes. The package also contains the 9.09.0428 PhysX drivers.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 186.03 driver for Windows Vista and Windows 7. These drivers are only for notebook graphics cards, specifically the GeForce 8M, 9M, 100M, and 200M series, and contain a range of improvements. The package also includes the 9.09.0203 PhysX drivers.
     
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    ATI has released the Catalyst 9.6 graphics drivers for the HD2000 series and newer under Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. The changes in this version include performance improvements in Company of Heroes, Crysis, Crysis Warhead and World in Conflict, and a range of bug fixes.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 186.18 driver for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. These WHQL certified drivers are for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9 100 and 200 series. They contain various bug fixes, improve GPU acceleration on some cards, and provide performance increases over the 181 Forceware series. The package also contains the 9.09.0428 PhysX drivers.
     
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    ATI has released the Catalyst 9.3.1 drivers specifically for older 'legacy' cards, namely the Radeon 9500 series through to the Radeon X2100 series. ATI will periodically update the drivers for legacy cards only to provide critical fixes.
     

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